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USS Mastic (AN-46)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Yankee - Delta - Foxtrot
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Ailanthus Class Net Laying Ship:
Authorized as Ginkgo (YN-65)
Renamed Mastic, 17 April 1943
Laid down as Mastic (YN-65), 27 November 1943, at Everett-Pacific Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Everett, WA.
Reclassified a Net Laying Ship (AN-46), 20 January 1944
Launched, 19 May 1944
Commissioned USS Mastic (AN-46), 4 July 1944, David Weinig USNR in command
During World War II USS Mastic was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned, 1 March 1946 at Tiburon, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 28 March 1946
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 6 June 1947, for delivery to her purchaser, William Semar.
Displacement 1,460 t.(fl)
Length 194' 6"
Draft 13' 6"
Speed 12.1 kts.
one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
four twin 20mm AA gun mounts
Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
Diesel 760 Bbls
Ship's Service Generators
two Diesel-drive 60Kw 120V D.C.
two Busch-Sulzer BS-539 Diesel-electric engines
single propeller, 1,200shp
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USS Mastic (AN-46)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||LT. Weinig, David, USNR||4 July 1944 - 14 November 1945|
|02||LTjg. Tracey, Gerald A.||14 November 1945 - 1 March 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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